Develops a three–part definition of xenofeminism grounded in the ideas of technomaterialism, anti–naturalism, and gender abolitionism.
Two LADA programmes, as part of the 2015 Sacred season at Chelsea Theatre, London, in November 2015.
Paul B. Preciado shows the ways in which the synthesis of hormones since the 1950s has fundamentally changed how gender and sexual identity formulated, and how the pharmaceutical and pornography industries are in the business of creating desire. This riveting continuation of Foucault’s The History of Sexuality also includes Preciado’s diaristic account of his own use of testosterone every day for one year, and its mesmerizing impact on his body as well as his imagination.
An overview of many of the key directors working in European theatre over the past fifty years, situated lucidly in its artistic, cultural and political context. The resulting study is a detailed guide to the generation of directors whose careers were forged and tempered in the changing Europe of the 1980s and 1990s.
Existing as both a website and in free, printed form, this multi-layered, multi-voiced Guide is a key component of LADA’s “Restock Rethink Reflect Three” mapping and marking the impact of performance on feminist histories and the contribution of artists to discourses around contemporary gender politics. Curated by Lois Weaver in collaboration with Eleanor Roberts and LADA.
Video recordings of the performance presented as part an extensive programme curated by Lois Keidan and Aaron Wright (Live Art Development Agency) entitled “Just Like A Woman”, composed of lectures, performances, readings, installations, screenings, workshops and debates on performance of identity, is fully dedicated to the impact of performance on feminist histories and the contribution of artists to discourses around contemporary gender politics. From the 19th edition of the City of Women (Mesto žensk) festival – 2-13 October 2013, Ljubljana, Slovenia – entitled “Let's create a place for ourselves” on public space and politics.
Comprehensive monograph on artist Rose English’s 40-year career to date, including legendary site-specific performances and large-scale spectaculars.
This item is part of the ‘Glimpses of before: 1970s UK Performance Art’ Study Room Guide by Helena Goldwater (P2497)